The Resource Murder as a fine art, David Morrell

Murder as a fine art, David Morrell

Label
Murder as a fine art
Title
Murder as a fine art
Statement of responsibility
David Morrell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After a series of grisly London murders, opium-addict and writer Thomas De Quincey becomes the main suspect after discovering that the killer is imitating his true-crime essay and must enlist the help of his daughter to clear his name
Member of
Summary
Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier. Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2014.
  • Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176801
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrell, David
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M65
LC item number
M87 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thomas De Quincey mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De Quincey, Thomas
  • Drug addicts
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Serial murderers
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder as a fine art, David Morrell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
794228002
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Lccn
2012020034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Murder as a fine art, David Morrell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
794228002
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Lccn
2012020034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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